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The Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) is designed to make a significant contribution to the country’s effort to complete the current process of widespread and systemic transformation.
In support of its mission of helping Indonesia build its capacity to design and carry out development
activities focused on poverty eradication, UNDP is engaged in a variety of activities and initiatives
that cut across its thematic areas of focus.
UNDP's gender in development approach is designed to ensure the fullest participation of women and men in
development activities. Across all of its programming areas, UNDP designs projects and programmes that
take into account the specific needs and roles of women, the potential obstacles facing them, and the
contributions they can make.
UNDP is also helping to enhance the capacity of the State Ministry for Women's Empowerment to advocate
and promote gender mainstreaming in national development policies and programmes. In addition, UNDP is
currently developing a programme to assist the Government design a national action plan for mainstreaming
gender into various sectors of the national development plan. It is anticipated that this programme will
provide an umbrella under which multiple donor interventions will be channeled and coordinated.
UNDP is a co-sponsor of UNAIDS, an innovative joint venture that brings together eight UN organizations
to ensure a coordinated and intensive response to HIV/AIDS. Across the world, UNDP contributes to this
partnership by assisting developing countries meet the challenge posed by the epidemic, helping them
prevent the spread of HIV and mitigate the impact of the disease on efforts to reduce poverty.
UNDP has assisted the Government of Indonesia and the NGO community formulate a National HIV/AIDS Strategy,
and is seeking to ensure the Strategy is being effectively implemented. In addition, UNDP provides support
to Government entities and NGOs to build their capacity to develop integrated HIV/AIDS prevention programmes.
In the current context of reform and decentralization, UNDP is assisting the province of North Sumatra develop
a province-level HIV/AIDS commission, and is facilitating greater collaboration between the commission and NGOs
in HIV/AIDS decision-making. North Sumatra's experience is expected to contribute to a model of decentralized
cooperation, information sharing and programming, which will assist in the development of HIV/AIDS programmes
in other provinces.
As a provider of knowledge-based consulting services, UNDP employs information and communication technology (ICT)
in every aspect of its work. It encourages UNDP-supported projects and activities to employ Internet technologies
for facilitating the dissemination and exchange of knowledge and experience. Importantly, UNDP seeks to promote
an enabling regulatory framework for ICT in Indonesia, and to capitalize on the unprecedented potential of ICT
to meet vital development goals more effectively than before.
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